Turkey Hunting after the Kill

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Turkey Hunting after the Kill

Postby TCOMass » Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:38 pm

I have heard mixed reviews about turkeys after the kill when dressing out. I would think that the hole bird would be used. But I have been told to only use the breasts. Should they be plucked or skun ? Is it better or easier to remove the feathers if placed or dungged in a tub of hot water?. As you can samize this is my first Turkey hunt any thoughts or ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for the feed back Tom :help:
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Re: Turkey Hunting after the Kill

Postby JDiPerrio » Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:15 pm

I use the whole thing and roast it. Depending on the time I have I pluck it but it is a big pain in the ***. They sure do taste great roasted though.
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Re: Turkey Hunting after the Kill

Postby TCOMass » Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:18 pm

Thanks for the reply
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Re: Turkey Hunting after the Kill

Postby cjg » Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:36 pm

I just save the breast and thighs, plucking anything is a pain in the butt if you're not set up for it.
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Re: Turkey Hunting after the Kill

Postby 20bolt » Fri May 15, 2009 7:24 pm

If you like garlic, this is a really simple recipe. I never cooked a turkey, wild or store bought, but this one came out great

I cooked a 14lb bird (live weight) in about 3hrs.

http://fooddownunder.com/cgi-bin/recipe.cgi?r=484
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